Harry Manx will take the stage at the Peg Egan PAC in Egg Harbor on July 31 at 7 pm.
“Mysticssippi” blues man Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. He forged this distinctive style at the feet of the masters, first as a soundman in the blues clubs of Toronto during his formative years and then under a rigorous five-year tutelage with Vishwa Mohan Bhatt in India.
“Indian music moves inward,” Manx explained, “but Western music has the ability to move out, into celebration and dance. I may be forcing the relationship between the two musical cultures, but I keep thinking they were made for each other.”
His most recent original release, Bread and Buddha, is another melange of blues, roots, world and folk sounds.
The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, located on Church Street in Egg Harbor, is an outdoor amphitheatre focusing on bringing Door County and its visitors some of the best folk, Cajun, blues, alternative, jazz, and world music from national touring artists. All concerts are free and open to the public. In case of rain, all concerts are held at the Calvary Methodist Church in Egg Harbor. Carry ins are allowed.
For more information call Terry Lundahl at 920.493.5979.